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Caterpillar

Description:

A 2cm hairy caterpillar. Orange head, black body. It's body is covered with short white (powder-like) hairs and long sharper hairs. Maybe a Tussock moth caterpillar.

Habitat:

Kundasang highlands, Sabah.

Notes:

This is one of the diverse species of Lepidopterans in Kinabalu Park. >>>Map accuracy : 50m diameter.


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3 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Not all, but many do seem to have this feature!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 2 years ago

Thank you KarenL.
Does all Tussock caterpillars have those yellow bags on their back?

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Very nice! Looks like a species of Tussock moth.

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Lat: 6.01, Long: 116.54

Spotted on Dec 11, 2009
Submitted on Mar 5, 2012

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